Elvis made his first appearance on Sullivans show 50 years ago and his act was so popular he was asked to come back two more times even though his gyrating caused quite a controversy.
Now, these three appearances are being celebrated in the new DVD Elvis Presley: The Ed Sullivan Shows, which comes out on Tuesday (Nov. 21).
Producer Andrew Solt says he didnt edit any of the shows material because he wanted to put [Elvis] into the context of the time.
That means couch potatoes get to see performances by various acrobats and Toby the Dog that wouldnt fly with todays audiences.
Says Solt: The show might have been in black and white but Elvis was in color he made every other act look dull.
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